Events this Week
April 25, 2016
Here is a list of events happening April 25-May 1, 2016, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.
Monday, April 25
-- WebEx Basics webinar. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Managing meetings for distance learning, professional development and collaboration. URL to register: https://www.eventreg.purdue.edu/training/CourseListing.aspx?master_id=4435&course_area=ITAP&course_number=126&course_subtitle=00
-- Multimedia talk and performance; also poetry reading. David Buuck, San Francisco Bay area poet and activist. Topic: Bay area urban politics and art. Organizer: Department of English. 7 p.m. Grissom Hall, Room 102. Poetry reading with Adriana María Garriga-López, the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership Associate Professor of Anthropology at Kalamazoo College in Michigan. 9:15 p.m. Star City Coffee and Ale House, 210 Main St., Lafayette. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q2/english-department-welcomes-performance-artist-april-25-26.html (see also listing under Tuesday)
Tuesday, April 26
-- Poets' roundtable. David Buuck and Adriana María Garriga-López; moderated by Daniel Morris, professor of English. See listing under Monday for IDs, or see link. 10 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2079. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q2/english-department-welcomes-performance-artist-april-25-26.html
-- Just in Time Job Fair. Designed for students; includes internships and full-time employment. Organizer: Center for Career Opportunities. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. No registration, but students will need to bring their PUID to enter. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/center-for-career-opportunities-to-hold-job-fair-on-tuesday.html
-- Blackboard Users Group. Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. Meeting provides a forum for instructors to exchange ideas and share practical experiences in using Blackboard. Register via the ITaP Training calendar. Questions: email@example.com
-- Chamber Music Recital #1. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands
Wednesday, April 27
-- Purdue Day of Giving. Includes 24-hour online and social media series of ways to support Purdue. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1253756157971123/. News announcement: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q1/set-for-april-27,-purdue-day-of-giving-promises-to-be-bigger-and-better.html
-- CoeusLite training. For research faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). 8:30-11 a.m. Registration needed; location information then sent. (Additional dates, hours varied: May 5, 13, 16, 26; June 3). Group training available. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/coeuslite-irb-training-for-investigators-at-wl-campus.html
-- WebEx Users Group. Organizer: Organizer: ITaP. 1:30-2:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. Discussions about how Purdue faculty and staff use WebEx to host online meetings, lectures, and office hours. Register via the ITaP Training Calendar. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Softball vs. Indiana State. 6 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)
-- Inaugural AAARCC Spring Banquet. Organizer: Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center. An event of Asian American and Pacific Islander Month. Speaker: Corky Lee. 6 p.m. PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room. Due to limited seating, those planning to attend should email email@example.com to RSVP. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q2/purdues-asian-american-and-asian-resource-and-cultural-center-to-observe-asian-american-and-pacific-islander-month.html
-- "The Illusionists." Broadway, magic show. Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. Elliot Hall of Music. Tickets: $24-$54. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/the-illusionists/
Thursday, April 28
-- Purdue Coaching Community spring workshop: "Coaching 101." For faculty, staff and graduate students. PCC is a campus organization seeking to promote personal/professional coaching. Check-in at 8:30 a.m. in Krannert Building, Krannert Drawing Room; program 9 a.m.-noon. Register by April 15. URL with registration link: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/purdue-coaching-community-to-hold-spring-workshop.html
-- Pioneers in Energy Lecture. "Fossil Energy: R&D Challenges and Opportunities." David Mohler, deputy assistant secretary for clean coal and carbon management, Office of Fossil Energy in U.S. Department of Energy. Organizer: Purdue Energy Center. 10:30 a.m. Hall for Discovery and Learning Research, Room 143AB. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q2/doe-administrator-to-deliver-2016-pioneers-in-energy-lecture.html
-- Science on Tap. Monthly forum for Purdue and Lafayette-West Lafayette area to talk about science. Organizer: Discovery Park. This month: Amy Brewster, assistant professor of psychological sciences, on "Liars, Killers, and Mind Drugs: Studies on Neuroethics" plus discussion. 6 p.m. Upstairs at Lafayette Brewing Co., 622 Main St., Lafayette. The event is free and open to the public to those ages 21 or older. URL: www.facebook.com/scienceontaplafayette
-- Chamber Music Recital #2. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands
Friday, April 29
-- John Purdue Room event: "The Bayou Blues Blast." Four food stations, four beer pairings, music by Queen Delphine and the Crown Jewels. Organizer: School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, John Purdue Room, with People's Brewing Co. of Lafayette. 5:30 p.m. Marriott Hall. Cost: $40. To reserve tickets: 765-494-6845 or firstname.lastname@example.org. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/bayou-blues-blast-to-feature-food,-beer,-music-in-john-purdue-room-.html
-- Baseball vs. Ohio State. 6:30 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)
-- "Spring Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance faculty. 7:30 p.m. Friday; also 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Reserved seating: public, $14, students, $11; age 12 and under, $7 (campus box offices or Ticketmaster). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance
Saturday, April 30
-- Classes end for spring semester. Final exams start Monday (May 2).
-- Baseball vs. Ohio State. 2 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)
-- "Spring Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by Division of Dance faculty. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Reserved seating: public, $14, students, $11; age 12 and under, $7 (campus box offices or Ticketmaster). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance
-- Chameleon featuring Purdue Jazz/Variety Band alumni. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St., Lafayette. Ticket information at www.purdue.edu/bands/events
Sunday, May 1
-- Baseball vs. Ohio State. 1 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)
-- Jazz on the Hill featuring all jazz bands at Purdue. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. Slayter Center of Performing Arts. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands
-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays (except holidays). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
* Fine Arts Senior Show. April 18-29.
-- "Auto Indiana." April 1-May 1. From Indiana Historical Society. At Hicks Undergraduate Library; open during library hours. Also presentation at 7 p.m. April 20 in the library's Room G980D. Questions: Ann O'Donnell at 765-496-1498, or email@example.com. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q1/purdue-libraries-to-host-auto-indiana-exhibit.html
-- Posters from 35 years of the Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Conference. April 8-29. Community Room, second floor, at the West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. Library hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. URL: www.glhrc.org
-- Holocaust Artifact Exhibit. April 10-29. At the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, the home of Purdue's Archives and Special Collections library on the fourth floor of Stewart Center (access is through the Humanities, Social Science and Education Library). Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Information: Sammie Morris, university archivist and head at 765-494-2905 or firstname.lastname@example.org. URL: www.glhrc.org. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits
-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Fall 2015, to continue about two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/new-art-exhibit-explores-the-intersection-of-art-and-science.html
Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.
For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Center. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html. URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events: www.purduesports.com/promotions
For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. URLs: www.purdue.edu/convocations and www.purdue.edu/theatre. Hours (during semester):
* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic